CS.LANG Coded Simple Value - Flavor Language Codes

Datatype Release 1 Realm
CS.LANG Universalrealm.png UV


The language is compliant to RFC 3066 (Tags for the Identification of Languages ). The format for the language to describe is ss [-CC] where ss stands for the language tag, according to ISO 639-1 and CC for the optional country code, ISO-3166 alpha-2. The resulting language indicator is not case sensitive.

Registered Attributes and Child Elements

@Attribute / Element Cardinality Datatype
@code   optional   cs
@nullFlavor   optional   cs

Core Schematron Rules (CSR)

The following rules are defined in the base core schematrons (Alert.png errors, Warning.png warnings, Info.png infos).

Check-circle.svg Rule ID: CS.LANG

Extends Rule(s): CS


  • Alert.png dtr1-2-CS.LANG: @code SHALL conform to RFC 3066. This usually has format sss?-CC with sss? for language code (ISO-639-1 / ISO-639-2) and optional CC for country code (conform ISO-3166 alpha-2)